This year, it was decided to collect and transport plastic waste for recycling rather than sending them to incinerator for burning and producing pollution. Snap from the inaugural function organized for this activity
All pilgrims who alight at vegeratian hotels in the district will be given a free pocket card with anti plastic message. As a joint project of KHRA and Suchitwa mission, this activity of Mission Green Sabarimala has been inaugurated by Hon MLA Sivadasan Nair
Campaign at Laha and Kanamala where cloth bags are given to all the vehiles and plastic waste is collected. Forest department stops the vehicle and is monitoring the campaign and kudumbasree volunteers are providing leadership for the activity
Inorder to provide awareness to pilgrims, 50 big hoardings have been installed between Laha and Pamba. Supported from CSR fund of Indian Oil Corporation
Inauguration of plastic exchange counter at Chengannur railway station. From this counter, cloth bags will be distributed to all pilgrims in exchange of plastic waste.
CD with anti plastic messages will be given to all video coach buses; and a pamphlet with reading material will be given to all vehicle at police toll gate chalakkayam. Inauguration of the event by Hon. MLA
As a part of the project 200 bins have been installed. Red color bins for plastic waste and green colour bins for degradable waste. Aiming at reduction at source, this is a new beginning for Green Sabarimala project. Supported by Coco Cola's CSR division
Every day, 50 students from one higher secondary school will come to the bathing ghat at Pamba and will do a campaign from 9 A.M. to 3 P.M. to discourage pilgrims from throwing clothes in River Pamba. Hon. Devoswom Minister inaugurated the campaign; and Hon. Revenue Minister participated, and dis...
Hon. Devoswom Minister inaugurated the signature campaign on 17/11/2015. Hon. Revenue Minister participated in the campaign on 21/11/2015. The campaign pavilion is located near the banks of River Pamba. Volunteers appeal to every pilgrim to loudly take a pledge "I wont pollute River Pamba; I will not pollute the adobe of Lord ayyappa with plastic waste" through mike and then to put a sign on the canvas. More than 20 meters of canvas signs are obtained everyday!
A plastic exchange counter opened at Pamba by Hon. Devoswom and Health Minister Sri. V.S.Sivakumar. Hon. Revenue Minister Adoor Prakash also visited the exchange counter. It was fully supported by Federal Bank. Every day, more than 2000 people visit this counter for exchange of plastic waste; and in return they get a cloth bag.